On This Day

Sports Stars Born in June 1895

  • Jun 14 Cliff Edwards, American singer, aka "Ukulele Ike" (Walt Disney's Pinocchio - "Jiminy Cricket"; "When You Wish Upon a Star"), born in Hannibal, Missouri (d. 1971)
  • Jun 14 Jack Adams, Canadian NHL center, coach and general manager (Hockey Hall of Fame), born in Fort William, Ontario (d. 1968)

Jack Dempsey

Jun 24 Jack Dempsey, American boxer (world heavyweight champion 1919-26), born in Manassa, Colorado (d. 1983)

George Hainsworth

Jun 26 George Hainsworth, Canadian ice hockey goaltender (first NHL goaltender to record 20 shutouts in one season; Montreal Canadiens), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1950)